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POSTED: October 8, 2018

Instructional Designer

The College of Saint Rose
Albany, NY
Full time

The Instructional Designer inspires faculty and other constituents to employ innovative and engaging course design and delivery techniques that will improve learning outcomes and student experiences. This includes collaborative design, development, and revision of online, hybrid, and web-supplemented courses that serve the 21st-century learner while maintaining a strong commitment to the Saint Rose Mission. The Instructional Designer provides pedagogical training and support for faculty and provides a guiding vision for achieving quality excellence.


1.Apply research and theory in teaching, learning, and assessment to the analysis, design, development, delivery, evaluation, and revision of online, hybrid, and web-supplemented courses.
2.Develop instructional strategies that use technology, such as multimedia systems, web-based tools, course management systems, and e-portfolio systems, to support effective and engaging pedagogy/andragogy.
3.Coordinate online course development projects. Identify project goals, timelines, and resource needs including professional development. Provide regular progress updates and tracking. Evaluate outputs according to established standards. Ensure proper storage and revision of master courses within the LMS.
4.Design and deliver multi-modal training, professional development on technical and pedagogical topics that are relevant to institutional priorities and online delivery.
5.Contribute to the technical administration of academic systems, such as the LMS, assessment platform, and multimedia tools, including day-to-day monitoring, issue resolution, functionality testing, and upgrade/strategic planning.
6.Collect and analyze the academic technology needs of the campus community. Monitor user perceptions of current systems, research new/innovative technological options, and make recommendations for strategic planning.
7.Form collaborative and professional relationships with internal and external constituencies (faculty, administrators, committees, peer institutions, vendors, etc.) that support the institutional mission and strategic plan.
8.Follow relevant policies, laws, and best practices relating to legal, regulatory, and ethical matters, such as intellectual property, copyright, ADA, and FERPA.
9.Other duties as assigned.

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1.Three years of experience in instructional design or technology, curriculum or program development, or distance education. Experience at the college/university level preferred. 2.Prior teaching experience or significant group training experience (face-to-face or online). 3.Demonstrated ability to independently analyze learner needs or situational factors, identify researched or emerging technology-based instructional interventions, and evaluate their effectiveness. 4.Experience using a learning management system (such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, etc.) as an instructor or system administrator. 5.Demonstrated experience with web conferencing services, multimedia creation tools, or other technologies used for distance education as well as Windows, Mac, and mobile devices. 6.Highly effective communication and collaboration skills, with a variety of user types. 7.Goal-oriented. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and to prioritize and complete multiple and overlapping tasks, projects and requests for assistance while meeting deadlines.
Master's degree in instructional design, educational technology, or related field.
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation. Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.